Traveler’s Guide to fine dining in Amritsar

Amritsar, the gateway of Punjab with love called Ambarsar, with devotion called Sifti da Ghar (abode of praise) is an integral part of the Punjab. The city is famous for Golden Temple, heritage buildings and Culture.  

When travelling in Punjab, you certainly cannot miss Amritsar! One of the most important aspects of Culture of Amritsar is the food. There are innumerable delicacies to taste in Amritsar be it vegetarian or non-vegetarian, savory or sweet, street food or beverages. You name it and you get it starting from Amritsari fish to Chur Chur naan, Amritsari Kulcha to Jalebis and from Chaat to Lassi.

More than often it seems as if Amritsar only has to offer street foods! However, that is a misconception Amritsar also is a house of many Fine dining restaurants that offer the best of Punjabi food in great ambience. In fact, you can find the best of fine dining restaurants in Amritsar in localities like White Avenue, Green Avenue and Lawrence Road.

When in Amritsar, how can one miss the local bazaars that offer exemplary folk and traditional articles like the suits (traditional Punjabi dress), the phulkaris (hand embroidered dupattas) and the juttis (handmade traditional shoes). All said and done a long day at the bazaars make you crave for some fine and serene dining experience with the family. Not to worry! You can book your table at a popular family restaurant in a central area.

There are selective restaurants in up market areas that offer a great combination of vegetarian and non- vegetarian tastes with welcoming service. The popular dishes include the choicest items from the Indian, continental and Chinese dishes. Such restaurants provide you a wholesome experience. A great family restaurant in a posh area will offer you perfect dhaba experience in a fine dine setting offering a wide selection of lip smacking appetizers, main course and desserts. Veg and Non- Veg Tikkas and kebabs, Indo Chinese dishes to start your meal, entice you with some irresistible butter chicken, Chicken Takatak and Mushroom do Payaza with Biryanis and assorted naans and lingering endnotes with desserts. In addition, also has in store yummy options for the ones who choose other cuisines over desi (traditional) food, like Chinese and continentals preparations.

Such food haven can only be experienced at well established brands that have historical presence in the historical city- Amritsar.